TEENS (Yr 7-12)
Finding the Love That Satisfies
Is finding real love still possible? In this presentation, Simon shares 7 ways that you can begin loving your future spouse before you meet them and find the love that satisfies!
Are We Dating?
How do you know if your more than friends? In this presentation, Simon will offer 7 ways to approach dating that will eliminate drama and free couples to date purely, honourably and with sincerity.
What to Do Before “I Do”
Can marriage really last forever? In this presentation, Simon will reveal 5 secrets to laying a strong foundation as a single person for a strong and lasting marriage.
- These Three talks can be given as a 1-day youth retreat
*NEW* God, Why Did You Make Me This Way? *NEW*
Ever wondered why God made you the way He did? In this presentation, Simon will give an overview of the fundamental concepts in St John Paul the Great’s Theology of the Body. This teaching will transform the way you see yourself, others and the gift of your sexuality.
Women Only: The Feminine Mystery
This talk is designed to explain Saint John Paul II’s understanding of The Feminine Genius. By understanding the call and what is required to be authentically feminine, women can focus on the importance of building a Culture of Life. In this talk, Madeleine will address the deepest desires of the feminine heart and how to fulfill them in a sex-saturated world.
Men Only: Rediscovering the Masculine Heart
Where are all the good men? In this presentation, Simon will share the struggles that catholic men face in today’s culture, and offer 5 tools to help us overcome them by living out our masculine identity and mission.
Sexual Desire: A Call to Love
Isn’t strong sexual desire the same as lust? In this presentation, Simon will share the true meaning of sexual desire, as the power within us to love in the image of God. The goal of purity is not the repression of desire, but the reorientation of desire to God who alone can satisfy.
Theology of the Body and the Saints
In this presentation, Madeleine will explore Saints throughout the history of the Catholic Church and their response to Chastity and living a life of sexual virtue. This talk will highlight key themes in Saint John Paul II’s Theology of the Body and how the saints have embodied this teaching through their union of body and soul through virtue. Madeleine will highlight key virtues and practices in the lives of the saints that everyone can strive to imitate on their journey to holiness.
The Way of Beauty
Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky claimed that ‘Beauty will save the world.’ This statement is in many ways, both, radical and multifaceted. If our culture is in desperate need of restoration and it is possible that beauty could be the key to this restoration than it is worth investigating both the essence and ability of beauty to transfigure a broken world. However, for beauty to restore, it must first be restored. This talk will explore the depth and vastness of the concept of beauty as an intricate and complex wonder that speaks to the core of the human heart. Madeleine will discuss the need for beauty to be restored in our culture today through our relationships and approach towards suffering.
ADULTS: ENGAGED, MARRIED, & PARENTS
Parenting Purity to Teens
How can I talk to my teen about sex? In this presentation, Simon draws from his own upbringing and youth ministry experience to bridge the gap between teens and their parents. Find out how to guide your teen through the difficult years to ensure they give and receive the love they were made for!
How to Build Authentic Intimacy
Why aren’t we in love anymore? In this presentation, Simon powerfully presents the truth that nothing is as important or as urgent as the relationships in our lives. Find out how to commit each day to building strong, intimate and deeply meaningful relationships!
The Joy of Married Love
In this presentation, Simon will borrow from the wisdom of St Paul’s Letter to the Corinthians and Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia, to provide practical ways that married couples can deepen in love and intimacy.
- These three talks can be given as a 1-day adult retreat or parish mission
Introduction to Theology of the Body
The course will seek to answer the two fundamental questions Theology of the Body asks, “What does it mean to be human?” and “How can I live (out my sexuality) in order to achieve true happiness?”
The Theology of the Body can be delivered in the following formats:
1-Day Course: 4 sessions
2-Day Course: 8 Sessions
6-10-Week Course: 6-10 Sessions over 6-10 weeks
What does it mean to be a man? This course is a deeper unpacking of the talk, “Rediscovering the Masculine Heart.” The course will look at our masculine identity and mission, and how we are called to fight sin, protect beauty and become heroic saints!
The Manhood course can be delivered in the following format:
1-Day Course: 4 sessions
The Womanhood course can be delivered in the following format:
1-Day Course: 4 sessions